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Teach us to count our days that we 
may gain a wise heart. - Psalm 90:12 (NRSV)

A hymn titled “The Old Rugged Cross” has this line in its chorus: “I’ll cherish the old rugged cross, till my trophies at last I lay down.” It is about the Christian hope of heaven, where we will lay aside our earthly trophies and receive a heavenly crown.
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Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, regardless of our age or abilities, we want to be your faithful servants. Help us to keep Christ at the center of our lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 14:7-9

Thought for the Day

My greatest trophy is God’s sustaining love.

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